The “Bucket List” gets smaller still –
Although this wasn’t our first balloon ride (our 2nd), it was nonetheless a marvelous experience. The early morning lift-off wasn’t wasn’t our “thing” – oh-dark-thirty arrival time due to the calm wind conditions – but we survived and beat the Arizona heat.
The only other hot air balloon ride was over Maine and the ground crew wasn’t nearly as organized (we had to assist in the preparation of the entire procedure). The first ride was a much smaller basket as well. I strongly recommend taking the plunge, so to speak, if you haven’t already done so. Thanks for allowing me to share the ride.
15 additional images. Click to enlarge.